Looking for summer activities near Detroit? There are tons of things to do in the Walled Lake area, especially if you are looking for events that are fun for the whole family. Here at Shuman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorites to help you get ideas for the summertime.
According to Trip Savvy, there are tons of festivals and art fairs in the metro area this summer. These mostly occur in June and July, ranging from church gatherings to showcases of the best food, music, and arts in the area. In particular, be sure to check out the Ford Fireworks display on June 22, the Motor City Pride Parade (June 6 to 7), and the Bavarian Festival in Frankenmuth (June 11 to 14).
Next, stop at any one of the great beaches or local swimming holes in the area. Among the most popular places to visit include the Brighton Recreation Area, Bishop Lake, Chilson Pond, Clarkston, and Belle Isle, among others. There are almost too many lakes, ponds, and beaches to list that you can visit this summer to beat the heat!
Finally, visit Mackinac Island. You’ll find a rich history, bicycle trails, horse-drawn carriages, and some of the best fudge around. There are no cars allowed on the roads within the city, which gives this place an old-time feel that makes it a perfect getaway. These are just some of the many fun things to do near Detroit.